First National Standards Strategy Aims to Keep U.S. Competitive in Emerging Tech

Unveiled Thursday, the strategy promotes private sector and international collaboration with federal officials as emerging technologies continue to advance. 

Forecasters: 2023 Will Be a 'Very Active' Hurricane Season

Forecasters expect a hurricane season similar to 2017, one of the worst and most costly on record.

Global Appeal of NIST Cyber Framework Leads to Multiple Translations, Possible Updates

The National Institute of Standards and Technology aims to ensure its forthcoming update to the cybersecurity guidance remains a flexible playbook domestic and international entities can adopt.

NIST Unveils Vision and Strategy for National Semiconductor Tech Center

The center will support semiconductor research and development efforts to advance U.S. competitiveness.

NIST Releases Draft Post-Quantum Encryption Document

The agency continues its post-quantum cryptography push as it looks to create guidance for all sectors.

Bipartisan Legislation Seeks to Develop a ‘Quantum Sandbox’

A new House bill wants to further spur research and development within the U.S. quantum technology field.

NIST Wants to Mitigate Smart Home Telehealth Cybersecurity Risks

The agency is looking for providers to help address the cybersecurity and privacy vulnerabilities in the telehealth ecosystem as it works to create a practice guide on the topic.

NIST Seeks Small Business Input for Chips Manufacturing Data and Analysis

The agency is looking for a company that can help provide data and analysis on semiconductor manufacturing equipment and facilities.

NTIA Asks Public How To Measure Safe AI Systems

The National Telecommunications and Information Administration is seeking answers on how to deepen its sociotechnical approach to deploying trustworthy AI/ML systems in its operations.

Republican Lawmakers Want to Know Where $50B CHIPS Funding is Going

Several Republican leaders sent a letter to Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo asking for details about the funding.

NATO to Seek a Contractor for Website Cybersecurity Testing 

Those interested will need to go through a Department of Commerce approval process to be eligible to bid on the contract.

NIST Debuts Trustworthy and Responsible AI Resource Center

The new resource builds upon NIST’s previously-issued framework and playbook, while offering a visual roadmap for the safe creation and risk management of AI systems.

Partnerships and Improved Data May Bolster U.S. Weather Predictions

Weather experts at a Congressional hearing for the reauthorization of the Weather Act noted that collaborating to collect more data and improve its assimilation will help improve weather predictions.

L3Harris Will Develop NOAA’s Next-Gen Earth Imaging in $765M Deal

The GeoXO Imager will help to observe and monitor weather, the ocean and atmosphere, among other things in a collaboration between NOAA, NASA and L3Harris as part of the GeoXO mission.

GAO Offers Quantum Guidance to Federal Agencies

As the federal government continues its push for mass post-quantum cryptography transitions, the Government Accountability Office offered fact-based summary and guidance.

Details of Budget’s R&D Funding Emphasizes Emerging Tech

Agency officials involved in developing emerging technologies described how funding AI, quantum information systems and biotechnologies are all priority items within the 2024 Budget.